What's new or changed in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations version 8.1.1 (November 2018)

This topic describes features that are either new or changed in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations version 8.1.1 (November 2018). This version was released in November 2018 and has a build number of 8.1.170.

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Bug fixes

For information about the bug fixes included in each of the updates that are part of Finance and Operations version 8.1.1, sign in to Lifecycle Services (LCS) and view the KB article.

Platform update 21

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations version 8.1.1 includes Platform update 21. To learn more about Platform update 21, see What's new or changed in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations platform update 21 (October 2018).

Ledger settlements

Ledger settlements let you match debit and credit transactions in the general ledger, and mark them as settled. In this way, you can make sure that related transactions have been cleared. You can also reverse settlements if they were made by mistake. For detailed information, see Ledger settlements.

Prevent generating offset tax transactions during tax settlement

During the tax settlement process, the system will generate offset tax transactions which can cause performance issues if there are a large number of tax transactions within a specific time period. The Prevent generating offset tax transactions check box has been added to the Sales tax settlement periods page to prevent this from happening. For more information, see Set up sales tax settlement periods.

Extensibility enhancements

In this release of Finance and Operations, numerous extensibility enhancements have been made to support extensibility including enhancements to enumerations, metadata, and methods. For detailed information, see Extensibility changes in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations version 8.1.1

VAT declaration for Russia

In this release, you can review the ER configurations for generating VAT declaration for Russia in electronic format. For detailed information, see RUS/Russia VAT Declaration in electronic format.